Sprinkle Cookies

Prep Time 00:15 Cook Time 00:10 Serves 2 dozen

These Sprinkle Cookies are perfectly soft cookies with tons of colorful sprinkles! They melt in your mouth with just the right amount of sweetness.


  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2/3 cup colored sprinkles


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Add the cream cheese, egg and extracts, and beat together until mixed, scraping down the sides of the bowl occasionally.
  4. Sprinkle the salt, baking powder and baking soda over top and stir in.
  5. Mix in the flour until just combined.
  6. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper and pour the sprinkles into a bowl. Scoop up a ball of dough (approximately 2 tablespoons of dough) and roll between your hands into a 1½"-2" ball. Roll the ball of cookie dough in the sprinkles to coat, then place on baking sheet.
  7. Repeat with the remaining dough, spacing cookie balls approximately 2" apart. Use a glass to flatten the cookies until they are ½" tall.
  8. Bake in preheated oven for approximately 10 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool on the sheet. Store in an airtight container.
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